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Jones criticizes federal grant for Muslim education books at Craven CC

Congressman Walter Jones is voicing opposition to a federal grant that will provide books and a DVD on Muslim culture to Craven Community College.

Jones is calling on school to reject a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities called Bridging Cultures Bookshelf: Muslim Journeys, which will provide 25 books and a DVD to th campus to “introduce Muslim cultures to Americans.''

“It is appalling to me that a federal agency like NEH is wasting taxpayer money on programs like this,” Jones, a Farmville Republican, said in a statement. “It makes zero sense for the U.S. Government to borrow money from China in order to promote the culture if Islamic civilizations.''

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